Press Mentions

We are proud of our relationships with the local press, and we try to be as transparent as possible with our action plans and budget. We catalogue our earned media below in reverse chronological order.


20221110 Graham County voters pass Prop 401 (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20221020 Commission snuffs marijuana zoning amendment (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220926 SalsaFest a crowd pleaser, 16 years running (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220916 Sweet Sixteen SalsaFest to spice up Valley (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220822 Get a Grip holds on to (finally) celebrate a ribbon-cutting (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220818 Couple vows to press on with Balloon Extravaganza after chamber withdrawal (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220818 Public largely absent for virtual BLM meeting on solar project (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220713 Gila Valley Leadership accepting applications for Cohort 17 (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220628 Chamber, city partner to provide water (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220509 Cinco de Mayo Parade (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220424 2022 Safford Spring Festival (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20220102 2021-22 Gila Valley Balloon Extravaganza (Eastern Arizona Courier)


20211126 Community comes through for annual food drive (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20211123 Gila Valley bringing in 2022 with hot air balloon festival (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20211123 Leaving Graham County? Vance Bryce wants to find out why (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20211101 NatureSweet warns county innovation center could falter without help (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210917 SalsaFest coming back hot (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210901 Graham County Chamber creating new pageant (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210730 Chamber receives additional funding from local governments (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210720 Steps being taken for hot air balloon festival (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210716 Peoria group hoping to overturn supervisors’ decision (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210708 Peoria group behind marijuana initiative petition (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210704 Chamber hoping to revive tourism council (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210621 Bayacan/NatureSweet zoning change approved in 2-1 vote (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210620 Chamber works to bring businesses online through Limelight grants (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210717 Panel will recommend marijuana site be rejected (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210611 Safford and Cananea, Mexico working to become sister cities (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210511 A symbol of us: Graham County will soon have its own brand (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210505 Chamber director works toward growth on many levels (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210428 Senate passes bill allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210424 Congressman Tom O’Halleran spends day in Gila Valley (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210407 Town of Pima agrees to increase contributions to chamber (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210323 Survey: Hunger is a definite issue in Graham, Greenlee counties (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20210119 Eat Local Gila Valley marketing campaign showing positive results (Eastern Arizona Courier)


20201221 Medicinal marijuana greenhouse proposal dies on the vine (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20201216 Graham County Chamber in favor of marijuana greenhouse; P&Z commission against (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20201124 Graham County Board of Supervisors unanimously approve six-week mask mandate (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20201121 Graham County Chamber of Commerce board in favor of mask mandate (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20201114 Southeast Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce now serving Graham County (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20201019 Positive COVID-19 case temporarily closes Graham County Chamber (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20200804 2020 Salsa Festival organizers cancel event (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20200729 Chamber, Downtown Association still pushing shop local (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20200715 Survey to explore where local businesses find supplies (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20201710 Fate of 2020 Salsa Festival uncertain (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20200428 Chamber executive director: ‘We’re not party planners’ (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20200314 UPDATED: Graham County Chamber of Commerce implementing new procedures in light of coronavirus (Eastern Arizona Courier)


20191121 Graham Chamber of Commerce holds annual meeting, votes for board members (Eastern Arizona Courier)

20191104 Copper Steer Steak House celebrates 10 years (Eastern Arizona Courier)

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